Powder Horn: Jacob Berger (FW-66), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of the Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.61
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 14 1/2 in. ( 27.9 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at center below vignette in black ink: "RUINS OF TICONDEROGA in 1818. taken from the / Analectic Mag. Philadelphia 1818."; at upper left in brown ink: "The JACOB BERGER.", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group